Attorney(s) appearing for the Case
Walter P. DeForest III argued the cause and filed briefs for petitioners.
Allan J. Opsitnick argued the cause and filed a brief for respondents.*
Supreme Court of United States.
JUSTICE MARSHALL delivered the opinion of the Court.
The question before us is whether a federal district court has discretion under the doctrine of pendent jurisdiction to remand a properly removed case to state court when all federal-law claims in the action have been eliminated and only pendent state-law claims remain.
Respondents, William and Carrie Boyle, commenced this action by filing a complaint...
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